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Local Author Hosts Book Release Party at West Orange High School

Local author and Lead Pastor of The Life Christian Church Terry Smith will celebrate the release of his new book entitled TEN: How Would You Rate Your Life?, at a book release party at West Orange High School on Friday, May 6th, from 6 – 9pm.  All are welcome to attend.

Pre-ordered books will be delivered at the party, and books can be purchased and signed by the author.   A portion of the proceeds from all the books sold that night will be donated to the West Orange Rotary Club’s scholarship fund to benefit a graduating senior.  Light refreshments and entertainment will fill out the evening.                 

TEN has grabbed the attention of some of the biggest thinkers in organizational leadership today.  Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager, says “If you are looking for significance in your life, this is a must read.”  Cory A. Booker, the mayor of Newark, calls it “motivating and instructional.”  Still, “This is not just a book for CEO’s and politicians, though,” Smith is quick to point out.  “Every person is a leader in some way.  A kindergarten teacher is a leader.  A stay at home mom is a leader.  A single dad.  Or a someone in middle management in corporate America. The principles in this book can change anyone’s life, if they allow them to.”

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Written in thirty chapters, the book reflects Smith’s conversational and entertaining speaking style while driving home his primary goal: “I want to help you conceive and birth the futures – yours and others’ – that are gestating in you, but are yet unborn.  Countless lives are waiting to be changed.  There are always new futures waiting to live.”

Terry Smith is the Lead Pastor of the Life Christian Church of West Orange.  Since his arrival at the church in 1991, this dynamic, multi-cultural, non-denominational church has experienced significant growth and impact in the community, and is currently building a new campus at 747 Northfield Avenue.

Terry Smith is available for speaking engagements and interviews, and can be seen most weekends at TLCC’s worship center located at 106 Harrison Ave, West Orange.

FOR MORE INFO: Contact: Kerry Connelly, , 201-214-4656 or go to,




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